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Can A.I. Help Leaders Support Team Mental Wellbeing?

Can A.I. Help Leaders Support Team Mental Wellbeing?

Can A.I Help Leaders Support Team Mental Wellbeing? I can't quite believe I’m writing about A.I.  I feel like I’ve only just established a semi harmonious relationship with Siri. But it would be remiss of me not to acknowledge this “thing” that whilst I’m sure has...

How to Navigate Conflict in Your Workplace

How to Navigate Conflict in Your Workplace

How to Navigate Conflict in Your Workplace To determine how to navigate conflict in your workplace, I've recently been pondering on a famous book, The Art of War, by Sun Tzu. Sun Tzu was a Chinese General who famously documented his military strategies and tactics...

Breaking Down The Silos

Breaking Down The Silos

It's common to have various teams across a workplace focused internally and not looking at the inter dependencies with other teams. We quite rightly refer to that as 'working in silo's'. And it's problematic. However, one of the things we don't talk about so openly...

Has Your Workplace Got the SADs?

Has Your Workplace Got the SADs?

Winter is the time when many people experience Seasonable Affective Disorder (SAD). Whilst there's often jesting about this concept it is a real phenomenon, and it could be playing out in your workplace.  One of my clients has an intentional program at this time of...

The Risks of Fundamental Attribution Error in the Workplace

The Risks of Fundamental Attribution Error in the Workplace

When we witness poor behaviours at work, we can make assumptions that it is the individual’s personality or disposition that caused the behaviour rather than take into consideration the situational factors. The situational factors include: The environment around us...

The Hidden Costs of Workplace Incivility

The Hidden Costs of Workplace Incivility

Ten years ago, incivility expert, Christine Porath, wrote in the Harvard Business Review that “rudeness at work is rampant and it’s on the rise.” In her research which included polling thousands of workers about how they’re treated on the job, Porath stated 98% of...

Challenging Safely

Challenging Safely

Challenging Safely requires a positive intent and care in the delivery.   Challenger safety, the final and most complex stage in the 4 Stages of Psychological Safety Framework by Timothy R. Clark,  always assumes a positive intent and care in the delivery. When...

Common Causes of Workplace Conflict

Common Causes of Workplace Conflict

Interpersonal conflict or relationship breakdown in the workplace is, sadly not uncommon and is generally one of the top 3 reported psychosocial hazards.  We are human after all with our flaws and sensitivities and when combined with other forces (work pressures) can...

Inclusion – Getting to the Heart of Safe and Effective Teams

Inclusion – Getting to the Heart of Safe and Effective Teams

According to the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA), ‘Inclusion occurs when a diversity of people feel valued and respected, have access to opportunities and resources, and can contribute their perspectives and talents to improve their organisation.’ There’s a...

Commit No Nuisance

Commit No Nuisance

Do you have a list of organisational values that sit buried deep in the basement somewhere?  Or values that are talked about a lot but quite clearly not lived and no one is held accountable for the behaviours that sit under each of those (even if they are clearly...

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Hi, I’m Tanya Heaney-Voogt.

For more than 25 years I have been observing organisational and individual behaviours and seeing the impact of unproductive and destructive cultures on organisational effectiveness and individual wellbeing. I help leaders transform workplaces.